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Ratatouille
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Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a french dish made of aubergine(eggplant),yellow and green zucchini stewed in a tomato and yellow pepper sauce with herbs.
Course Vegetarian
Cuisine French
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Foodcow

Ingredients

  • Aubergine-1/2 cup-sliced thin
  • Green-1/2 cup-sliced thin
  • Yellow-1/2 cup-sliced thin
  • [cap id="attachment_1998" align="aligncenter" width="3216"]Thinly sliced Veggies for Ratatouille[/cap]
  • Tomato-4-Ripe
  • Basil-8 leaves
  • Yellow pepper /capsicum-1/4 cup -Chopped
  • Apple Cider Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garlic-2 cloves-sliced
  • Salt-to taste

Instructions

Tomato Sauce

  • Heat a pot of water and bring it to boil.Prepare a bowl of cold water with ice.
  • Cut an "X" on the base of each tomato.Submerge in the boiling water for 10 -15 seconds.
  • Remove from the boiling water and plunge into the cold water.Set aside to cool.
  • Remove/peel the skin of the tomatos.De seed and chop.
  • Add 1 tsp of oil in a pan.Saute the garlic.Add the chopped blanched skinless tomato , the yellow capsicum or pepper and Basil leaves in it.Season it with salt.
  • Cook till the tomato has started to disintegrate(about 10 minutes).Add 2 tablespoon of water and cook for 1 more minute.
    Ratatouille layer 1-Cooked Tomato,yellow pepper and basil

Assembling the Ratatouille

  • In a shallow baking dish spread the tomato and yellow capsicum mixture.
  • Layer the green zucchini,aubergine(eggplant/Brinjal) and yellow zucchini on top of the tomato mix.
  • Sprinkle with salt from a height.Brush with little oil.
  • Bake at 180 degrees for 50-60 minutes.
  • Garnish with Basil flowers.
    Ratatouille